Staff profile - Lyn Harrison

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Aprof Lyn Harrison

Position: Assoc HOS (Research & Res Training)
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Education
Campus: ic3.506, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52271494 +61 3 52271494



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Deakin University, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Deakin University, 1991


School of Education Teaching and Learning Committee
School of Education Ethics Committee
School of Education Research and Research Training Committee
Australian Association for Research in Education

Professional activities

Assessor/reviewer for VicHealth and NH&MRC grants as well as Honours, Masters and Doctoral theses.



Teaching Interests

Sexuality Education

Social Justice

Program Evaluation

Research Methodology

Expertise categories

Related Links

Deakin Research Online - Lyn Harrison


Research projects

  • Engaging young people in Sexuality Education Project: ARC Linakge Grant in partnership with UniSA.
  • Capacity Building and Social Enterprise: ARC Linkage Grant in partnership with Mission Australia
  • Exploring the impact of an intensive mode of delivery of Sexuality Education

Research interests

* Health Education
* Gender and Sexuality
* Qualitative Research Methods (including ethnography)
* Young people at risk (Homeless, same sex attracted, rural, educational) and educational transitions
* Postmodern theories
* Sociology of Educaton

Research groups

Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation

Emerging Research Group: Sport, Culture and Social Change

Research page

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